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    Bakelite Style AK47 Upper Handguard

    Price: $19.00
    MANUFACTURER: Atlantic Arms MFG
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    Description

    Bakelite Style AK47 Upper Handguard

    • Bakelite Style Upper Handguard
    • For AK47 and AK74 Pattern Rifles

    BakeLite Style Upper Handguard for AK47 & AK74 Pattern Rifles with stamped receivers. Original Bakelite was developed in 1907 by Leo Baekeland in New York in 1907 and was used in a wide variety of applications and has become highly collectible in the firearms market. Atlantic Arms has been working on being able to offer a new US produced alternative to the Old School Bakelite furniture sets. After several years of search & testing we have reached our goals of offering a US Bakelite Style Stock set.The parts are molded from an impact resistant heat stabilized nylon polymer, specially formulated for the firearm industry that is chemical resistant and extremely durable. Our special mold creates the smooth non textured exterior that is similar to the bakelite style sets. Just like the original Bakelite each piece will vary in color tone  making each part and individual work of art. These are US made and will count as US 922 R parts.

    The material chosen for this project is a special blend of Nylon & an Ionomer that allows the parts to have great structural integrity at High & Low temperature ranges with out being brittle.The Ionomer is more expensive than the run of the mill nylon & is a DuPont product. We wanted a high quality product that offered reduced weight to the operator. This is the same product that is used in golf balls and creates strength without adding excess weight like calcium or glass filler.

    Tested against: 
    Chlorinated and Non-Chlorinated brake cleaners 
    Carburetor cleaner 
    Acetone 
    Hoppes #9 
    G96 
    Remoil 
    Gunscrubber 
    Gunslick foaming bore cleaner 
    Break-Free CLP 

    All solvents were applied and wiped off. As well as applied and let dry. None of these solvents effected the stock sets finish of integrity but as always we caution about getting harsh solvents on a guns metal finish or stock sets. If possible it is best to avoid contact with caustic agents.

    Designed for use with Standard Fixed Stock AK rifles with a stamped receiver
    Will not Fit milled AK or Yugo Rifles 
    Since AK rifles vary in spec fitting may be required to install on your gun
    Buttstock is Warsaw Length

    Does not include Original Bakelite mag or bayonet or rifle, Those are shown for comparison purposes 
     

    Please Note:   Just like the original Bakelite each stock set part will vary in color tone and the swirl of the stock set markings. Sorry no Custom request .

    Please Note: 

    AK47 rifle specifications will vary from rifle to rifle and fitting may be required on stock set parts. This can normally be easily done with a file or dremel tool. You will need to pre drill small pilot holes in the stock set before installing screws. Failure to do so may result in splitting and would void warranty. Any returns must be in original unmodified condition as shipped to you with all original packaging. Wood is a natural product, depth of color, darkness of color and wood grain may vary from set to set. There may be minor cosmetic imperfections to the wood surface. Does not include stock set screws or pistol grip hardware. Please feel free to email with any questions.

     WARNING: This product can expose you to Lead, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov 

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    Atlantic Firearms,llc
    10337 Bunting Road
    Bishopville, MD 21813
    Office: (410) 352-5183
    Voice: (410) 352-5183
    Fax: (410) 352-3374